Entries in minimalism (121)

Saturday
Aug122017

Working on a Saturday

It's my weekly mantra. If you have to drag yourself into work on a Saturday then it helps if your workspace is stylish. The Aviary, a coworking space for architects and designers in Vancouver designed by Laura Melling.

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Saturday
Aug052017

Working on a Saturday

Many years ago I worked weekends in an art gallery to help put myself through university. No one had to drag me kicking and screaming to work. I loved it. So I guess featuring this gallery design by lsl architects doesn't really fit my usual mantra for working on a Saturday but what the heck I love the black and white contrast and the strict aesthetic of the space.

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Friday
Jul212017

Stalking modern minimalism behind a Victorian facade

It must be an Australian thing but all the fun happens out the back of our houses especially in old houses with new extensions. I'm stalking a Victorian era house in a leafy street in Melbourne's Elwood. While the facade sports a cool contemporary paint job the building still remains true to its architectural past. Hints of what is to come are revealed as you walk through the front door passing the bedrooms then BAM! all minimal and scandi, edgy and modern. Link here while it lasts.

P.S. Does anyone else's inner stylist want to tidy those beds and pull the vacuum cleaner backwards and forwards evenly over the carpet?

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Thursday
Jul132017

A minimalist retreat in Berlin

A minimalist oasis of calm sits atop a heritage building in Berlin, the home of a globe trotting entrepreneur with a killer African art collection. German interior architecture firm Dreimeta (who also designed Tuesday's La Granja in Ibiza) has created a home as retreat, an escape from high powered, fast paced lives, a place to be surrounded by authentic materials and treasures from travels, a beautiful space to collect and recollect.

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Wednesday
Jul122017

Liljencrantz Design

Carefully and beautifully curated rooms that are minimalist but not at all sterile. Subtle variations in colour and texture. Elegant and intentional. The hallmark of great Scandinavian design and the signature of Stockholm-based Liljencrantz Design.

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